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On Stage: The Lehman Trilogy

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.
(NR; 210 minutes, including two intervals)
Filmed live July 25th at the National Theater in London

Showtimes

Sunday, Sep, 22

TBD

Tuesday, Sep, 24

TBD

The Moxie: On Stage is a new series showcasing world class performances from stages across the globe.

Tickets: $20/adults; $15/members & students

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes(American Beauty, Skyfall) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life inthe new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.
163 years later, the firm they establish –Lehman Brothers –spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.
This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.

Starring: Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, Ben Miles
Director: Sam Mendes
Writer: Stefano Massini adapted by Ben Power
Genre: Drama

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"An epic piece of storytelling."

— Time Out

"Astonishing... an acting masterclass."

— The Guardian

"Theatre at its best. Sam Mendes triumphs."

— The Times

"Spectacular saga... magnificently performed."

— The Stage

"Absorbingly performed. A trio of performances you can bank on."

— Evening Standard

"Enthralling... a powerful, thought-provoking play."

— Independent

"Magnetic and remarkably versatile performances by Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles."

— Financial Times